Date of BirthMarch 11, 1926

Richard C. DePond Obituary

Date of BirthMarch 11, 1926

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Date of PassingJuly 12, 2017

Richard C. DePond Obituary

from bellevue, Michigan, United States

Date of BirthMarch 11, 1926

Richard C. DePond Obituary

Date of BirthMarch 11, 1926

413 Views

Date of PassingJuly 12, 2017

Richard C. DePond Obituary

from bellevue, Michigan, United States


Richard C. DePondOvid/ElsieRichard C. (Dick) DePond, 91 of Ovid/Elsie died on July 12, 2017.  Dick was born on March 11, 1926 in Battle Creek, MI the son of C. Richard and Gladys (Boehmer) DePond.  On September , 1947 he married Marie A. Halliday in Bellevue, MI.  She preceded him in death on June 8, 2017.  Dick was a US Army veteran serving in both WWII and the Korean War. After graduating from Michigan State College Dick became owner/operator of Ovid Roller Mills.  He served on the Ovid-Elsie School Board and Clinton County Board of Commissioners.  During the time he lived in Ovid he was active in the Ovid United Church, Lions Club, VFW, Elsie American Legion and other various community activities.  In his leisure time he enjoyed the outdoors, camping, fishing and hunting, especially as a member of the Big Fall Hunting Club.  During his winters in Florida he enjoyed fishing and playing cribbage.Dick is survived by his children, David (Kathy) DePond of Laingsburg, Robert (Teela) DePond of Leeton, MO and Susan (Mike) Mulder of Belding, MI, 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren, brother Jack (Mary Ellen) DePond of Leon, IA and sister Martie (Nelson) Dull of Battle Creek, MI.A military graveside service will be held at Maple Grove Cemetery in Ovid on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 11:00 A.M.  Memorials may be given to Ovid Lions Club or Ovid United Chruch.Arrangements by Keck-Coleman Funeral Home, St. Johns, MI.

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